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Packers' team stats check: Week 8

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Here's a look at where the Green Bay Packers (5-2) rank in some of the major statistical categories heading into Sunday's game at the New Orleans Saints (2-4):

Points per game

This week: Fourth (28.4)

Last season: Tied for eighth (26.1)

Saints' ranking this week: 10th (25.8)

Points allowed per game

This week: Tied for ninth (21.0)

Last season: Tied for 24th (26.8)

Saints' ranking this week: 28th (27.5)

Total offense (yards)

This week: 25th (325.5)

Last season: Third (440.3)

Saints' ranking this week: Second (437.0)

Rushing offense (yards)

This week: 22nd (98.7)

Last season: Seventh (133.6)

Saints' ranking this week: 13th (123.0)

Passing offense (yards)

This week: 20th (226.7)

Last season: Sixth (266.8)

Saints' ranking this week: Second (314.0)

Total defense (yards allowed)

This week: 19th (362.7)

Last season: 25th (372.3)

Saints' ranking this week: 21st (373.7)

Rushing defense (yards allowed)

This week: 31st (147.9)

Last season: 25th (125.0)

Saints' ranking this week: 11th (103.2)

Passing defense (yards allowed)

This week: Sixth (214.9)

Last season: 24th (247.3)

Saints' ranking this week: 28th (270.5)

Third-down offense

This week: Sixth (44.6 percent conversion rate)

Last season: Ninth (41.2 percent)

Saints' ranking this week: Fourth (50.0 percent)

Third-down defense

This week: Tied for 23rd (45.7 percent)

Last season: Tied 17th (38.2 percent)

Saints' ranking this week: 26th (46.3 percent)

Red zone offense

This week: Third (70.4 percent)

Last season: 26th (50.8 percent)

Saints' ranking this week: Tied for 11th (62.5 percent)

Red zone defense

This week: 17th (56.5 percent)

Last season: 24th (61.4 percent)

Saints' ranking this week: Tied for 26th (66.7 percent)

Turnover differential

This week: First (plus-10)

Last season: 19th (Minus-3)

Saints' ranking this week: Tied for 29th (Minus-8)